Forward Thinking Family Law Since 1994

Reviews

Testimonials on this website are actual client reviews of the Michigan divorce and family law attorneys of Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg. We appreciate our clients and their willingness to share their experiences. Please keep in mind that the success of any legal matter depends on the unique circumstances of each case: we cannot guarantee particular results for future clients based on successes we have achieved in past legal matters.

My experience with my attorney exceeded her reputation, which is stellar.

– Single woman, Ypsilanti

Thanks to your skill and caring, my daughter finally has a shot at a stable life. Our settlement allows her to maintain a relationship with her mother while having a secure place to call home.

– Father, divorce/custody

To be an over-60 mother of two coping with divorce after almost 40 years of marriage has been incredibly challenging. Thank you for transforming this time into a meaningful learning and growing experience.

– Single woman, Ann Arbor

The settlement had everything I was fighting for—joint custody of our children and fair alimony payments.

– Father, Livingston County

Divorce has a way of making you feel like a failure. I was completely overwhelmed and in desperate need of someone to guide me. You helped in so many ways that will be long be valuable.

– Mother, Chelsea

Thank you very much for making a new (and good) chapter of my life possible. I understand now why you came with such superb recommendations.

– Single woman, Ann Arbor

What won me over was the fact that you knew when to take off your legal hat and be a compassionate, caring friend.

– Mother of 3, Ypsilanti

How this  practice operates is a reflection of each and every employee’s help, no matter what their position—a belief that was confirmed throughout my experience.

– Father of 2, Milan

Being an attorney is your true vocation. Your mental support, as much as your legal work, helped me accept what would happen.

– Single man, Wixom

Divorce is not easy, and I was pregnant when I started this process. You made me feel at ease that everything would work out.

– Mother, Washtenaw County

I’m hoping we are the poster children for the benefits and positive power of successful mediation. Both my husband I feel the process had immeasurable benefits to the well-being of our children.

– Mother of 3, Ann Arbor

The firm’s use of technology created transparency for all collaborative team members. It literally kept us all on the same page and moving forward.

– Collaborative Practice client, Ann Arbor

Thanks to you, my son is back in my life.

– Physician and father, Livonia

I would recommend anyone contemplating a divorce to consult you and this firm in a heartbeat.

– Physician and mother of 2, Lenawee County

You showed such understanding and concern for all my client’s emotional, economic and legal issues. Her future is on a much more solid path now.

– Therapist of a domestic violence survivor

At the beginning of my case, I had no idea what was ahead of me. For all the stress we went through, your fees were more than reasonable.

– Wife, Ann Arbor

You turned something my husband and I had been dreading for months into a positive move forward for us both.

– Mediation client, Ann Arbor

You couldn’t have been more of a perfect fit with me. You were tough when you needed to be and made my divorce as smooth and stress-free as possible.

– Mother of 2, Canton

I had two law firms handling my case, and yours was light years ahead in terms of professionalism, availability and overall ability.

– Father of 2, Ann Arbor

Many times, I wanted to cave in to my husband’s demands, but you helped keep me strong.

– Single woman, Ypsilanti

The work you do can really make or break the lives of people who are going through a divorce. I honestly think that if I had worked with someone else, it could have been a disaster.

– Business owner and father of 2, Ann Arbor

I was impressed by your professionalism and the credentials, contacts, and community resources of the entire legal team.

– Mother, Ann Arbor

I appreciated your frankness about my case and your wisdom in reaching an outcome, which turned out to be very favorable.

– Single woman, Ypsilanti

You don’t know what it means to have someone of your integrity stand up for me after all I’ve been through.

– Physician and mother of 3, Maine

How can I ever thank you enough for getting my daughter back to me? Such a priceless gift.

– Mother of 2, Connecticut

You helped me get the fair treatment I deserved and didn’t let anyone take advantage of me.

– Mother, Chelsea

Thank you for fighting hard for me today and explaining how the court will decide the amount of alimony & child support.

– Father of 2 Ann Arbor

I can’t thank you enough for your tenacity, diligence, support and guidance. The conditions under which you worked would have tested the most patient person.

– Mother of 2, Livingston County

You handled more than the legal aspects of my case: you helped me think through my plans for my children and my future.

– Mother of 2, Novi

From the first phone call to the end, you answered questions and explained issues I hadn’t even thought about.

– Single woman, Oakland County

All my experiences with this law firm were superb. Everyone acted like a genuine, caring person, way beyond the typical attorney/client relationship.

– Single woman, Ann Arbor

You have been such an incredible influence on me as a strong, independent woman. I appreciated all you did to help me find myself and decide where I’m going with my life.

– Graduate student, Ann Arbor

Unlike the opposing attorney, you acted fairly toward everyone (which is a good thing), while I know you worked hardest to help me.

– Father of 2, Ann Arbor

I will never forget how you flawlessly seemed to preempt opposing counsel’s efforts to divert attention from the critical issues. People remark over and over how lucky I was to have you as my attorney.

– Father of 1, Ann Arbor

Considering our unusual circumstances, there were no surprises. You helped us understand the legalities of our situation very well.

– Mother of 1, Ypsilanti

From the first phone call to the end, you answered questions and explained issues I hadn’t even thought about.

– Single woman, Oakland County

Hiring a divorce attorney—even walking into the office for the first time—is intimidating. As soon as I was greeted, my nerves were put at ease. Everyone I worked with was friendly, knowledgeable, and approachable.

– Single woman, New York City

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